The typical asking rate per listing is in the $100's per square foot per year. The Southwest Tampa region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $65 per sqft per year. That's a 176% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been posted online, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 29% of the listings in the Southwest Tampa are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,590 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1920 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Southwest Tampa folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.